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Topic: What? No Reader 6 for Mac OS 9?
Conf: (P-PDF) Acrobat 6.0, Msg: 88724
From: SandeeCohen
Date: 6/2/2003 04:32 AM

OK, I admit that sometimes I'm really dense, and don't get these
things when they are first announced, but this is not right.

OK, I get that Acrobat 6 Standard and Pro only run on OS X. I
understand why Adobe would cut off the OS 9 platform from

But why have they cut off READER from OS 9 support? Given the
poor adoption rate of OS X, why would any content developer issue a
PDF 1.5 document when well over 50% of the Macintosh platform
does NOT use OS X.

Oh, perhaps it is too difficult to create a Reader for long ago operating

Then why did Adobe decide to support Windows 98SE. We're talking
about a Windows product that is FIVE YEARS OLD. Five years ago the
Mac was on version 9.1? 9.0? 8 point something?

This makes it very hard for me to recommend that anyone create
Acrobat 1.5 documents.

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